Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
, if they beat the rangers again today they win the american league west and number three, there is now a report that a five-year extension the a's staying in oakland is about to be a done deal. a's doing what they do best, winning again last night against the rangers. again, showdown today, 12:30 for the al west title. a report today the a's and county coliseum authority negotiating five year lease extension. major league baseball offering to negotiate the deal. a's manager partner wolf saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would like to take the team to san jose the city officially declared san francisco, giants' territory major league baseball looking at the issue for three years. wolf said if they don't make a decision soon, take it off the table, either hit it or quit it, i don't want to sit around waiting for the commission to make up its mind. the a's face a fine if it leaves the coliseum early and there is no place to go. no stadium in san jose that can handle a mlb team. it would take years to build. mayor quan is hoping to build a stadium in oakla
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
against the rangers winning yet again, hottest team in the majors, absolutely on fire, if they can beat the rangers today they win the al west. in the chronicle today, the a's and oakland alameda authority negotiating five year extension with mlb offering to negotiate the deal. wolf quoted as saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would prefer to have the team move to san jose, a lot of problems with that. san jose is officially giants' territory. mlb has been looking that the issue for three years, hasn't come up with anything wolf says if they don't come up with something soon, forget about it. a's face a 50 million dollar payment to the coliseum if the team does leave early for san jose. there is no place to play in san jose on top of all that. if they approve the stadium in san jose today it would be years until it could be built. where are the a's gonna play? according to the article today looks like they are going to be staying in oakland for at least the next five years. the ceo of clorox based in oakland says to wolf if you don't want to kee
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and could close the gap on the rangers who lost the first game of the double-header today against the angels. the a's are an exciting team to watch this year. a's led 2-0. justin smoak, rbi single. a 2-2 game. looking for the go-ahead run in the ticket. watch josh donaldson rob smoak to get the final out of the inning. check it out, a great play. that would be a game-safer because in the eighth, cespedes drills it down the line. 3-2, a's. two batters later, josh reddick. see ya. his third home run in the last four games. a two-run shot. a's won 5-26789 they are a game and a half behind the rangers for a division lead. 2 1/2 ahead of the angels for the final wildcard spot. >>> padres hosting the giants and who said divided loyalties can get alone. giants trail. 100th home run for the giants this season ties it at five. two batters later, home run number 101 from hunter pence. two-run shot. giants take the 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to end the regular season with three against the dodgers. >>> and you will not believe the ending of golf's ryder cup today. we will have it for you coming up at six.
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
spot wi win tonight against the rangers and ktvu's fred inglis is live, it is possible the a's could win the division? >> reporter: absolutely all they have to do is sweep the texas rangers in the next three days. easier said than done but they coulclch a wildrd spot tonight, even if they lose and tampa bay and the angels lose well. they hope to get their 6th sell out of the year. th are here to buy tickets 4 s e re game tand some fans say this year's team re nds them of the 1970s. >> big red machine. what happened? joe, he grew up in oakland. got the work cut out r them. next thing you know -- >> reporter: what do you think of? >> fighters. young fighters. they are going to go all the way. they are hungry for the win. >> we dominate when everyone wrote us off. impressive. a team full of no one and nothing and here we are pushing for the division. >> reporter: a's also expect merchandise sales will go up. i have been told by officials but both club houses are prepared for a champagne showers. if texas wins they will clinch the division. worth celebrating. the a's if tampa bay and the
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
-2. they are a game and a half behind the rangers for the division led. two and a half ahead for the final wildcard spots. padres hosted. giants trail 5-4 in the ninth. huston street, 100th home run for the giants this season. ties it at five. two batters later. number 101 from runter pens. two-run shot. takes the series with the 7-5 victory. they go on to l.a. to end the regular season with three against the dodgers. all right. we had an unbelievable finish at today's ryder cup with a complete american meltdown. team usa led 10-6 coming into today's single matches. lou donald. first of twelve players out for your. great save on 17. he would close the bubble. europe trails 10-7. on 18, unbelievable shot over the trees. first european player in 31 years to go 4-0 in ryder cup, beating stinson. 10 - 8, usa. justin and mickelson back-to-back birdies. he won his match. even phil is impressed. then jim furyk needed this to have the match. he misses and martin from the same spot for the win. europe wins 8 1/2 of the twelve singles matches. an amazing come back. they retain the ryder cup. just incredible.
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still get that wild card spot. >> that's very excite sighting. very good news. >>> 7:11. nurses on strike. there could be a walkout and what it means for urgent care. >>
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
tonight a's fell behind early to the rangers in texas yesterday. they came back in the 9th with homeruns the a's still lose 9-7 flitting -- splitting four game series with rangers. one game back for top spot. giants win final home game at at&t beating d-backs giants open in san diego for three games starting tonight end the season in los angeles next week. >>. >> next, the san francisco city college officials say they have a plan to keep college open as it faces severe financial difficulty and threat of lose ago . >>> rush hour mess. preparations underway for this evening's critical mass ride in san francisco, organizers celebrate their 20th anniversary. >> here's a look at our high temperatures for today, more cloud cover coast upper 50s to -- a lot of 70s around the bay and 80s even 90s into the east bay valleys around the country today, a lot of 70s and 80s -- [ inaudible ] check this out, everybody running green, no widespread area of severe weather expected, i believe we'll have flight arrival delays into sfo not oakland and san jose when they let >>> good morning thanks for joinin
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
, rangers and a's go at 87:05, 70° dropping to six i -- 60 by the end of the game. thursday around 16 to 20° cooler coast to inland cooler saturday, sunday. >>> good morning. if you you are headed to the game, expect delays, 880 around the coliseum jams before and after. right now san mateo bridge looking good tail lights towards the highrise eastbound, headlights towards hayward.n8me8 roadwork, hopefully they will get that picked up betweens to -- elsewhere southbound 101 past lucas valley road, marin county nicely to the golden gate bridge fog-free and light traffic. out of antioch, slow traffic towards pittsburg about a 30 minute drive from hillcrest to 242 in concord slow out of tracy up and over the altamont, 25 minutes headed to the dublin pleasanton interchange. today is spare the air day suggested that you take mass transit, if you can. the good news is that is all on time, no delays for bart, muni, vta all agencies looking good. >>> 6:18. >> 49ers bounce back after last weekend's loss. >>> lindsay lohan says she was thrown to the ground and choked inside a new york city hotel room
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
to the post-season, unbelievable! >> a's beat rangers 4-3 last night. you can see how thrilled they were. the a's partied like they've never been here before, because most of them haven't. >> the feeling is unbelieveable man, words can't explain it to come as far as we have and nobody expected it, good feeling to silence a lot of people. >> amazing! playoffs baby! >> they went into the season having a good time and the a can win the division title outright by beating the rangers tonight and tomorrow afternoon to sweep the series. >>> 11 teams from the america's cup world series will take to san francisco bay agained if for the competition the second chapter of the competition. today will be free practice sailing with qualifying event tomorrow. championship racing begins thursday builds each day to super sunday racing the first leg was in august when thousands packed the marina green for the event one of several leading up to next year's finals in september, right here in san francisco. >>> at the same time, the blue angels will cruise into town and fleet week they arrive around 6:15 flyi
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
the last three games of the regular season against the texas rangers. they will meet tonight at the coliseum. right now the as are two games dehind the rangers in their division if the as sweep texas, they win the west. if they don't sweep, oakland still has a shot at one of the two american league wild card spots. the giants have punched their postseason a lodge time ago. but they still don't know if they will play washington or cincinnati a bay area church doing its part to keep the homeless program up and -- cincinnati. >>> a bay area church is do its part to keep the homeless program up and running. one of the founders is retiring. however, st. paul's episcopal church is voting whether to take over the operations of that program. >>> a church in antioch will pay special tribute to polices and firefighters tomorrow. it's called a blue mass. they will be honoring first responders from all around eastern contra costa county. it begins at 10:30 a.m. at st. ignatius of antioch catholic. there will be a tribute to kenyan, the officer killed. it will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow mo
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
this evening, the oakland a's against the rangers the patch = 6:05 it is going to get dark but it is going to be relatively warm. that first pitch being thrown at 6:0 5:00 p.m. the big story is that excessive heat and also contending with port air quality day has been with spare the air date has been implemented. dehydration is certainly a concern with it today. limit your time outside and/or afternoon highs will be between 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.. your kron 4 7 day around the bay warm conditions on tap for tomorrow however, we could see perhaps 30 degrees compared with to what we are seeing with, right now. much lower than the seasonal average. 70's for the inland areas. and mid 60s for the coast. >> good morning give yourself plenty of extra time. no relief for the drive into the city by way of the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up into the oakland may ease. and across the upper deck in to san francisco the oakland- mes. towards san francisco city streets is about 20-25 minutes from the oakland m aze however, the san mateo/92 is looking good. however, getting clef a bit more crowded. wi
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
ahead of anaheim and tampa for the wild card spot. they host the rangers for the next three games. all right, here we go. a 2-2 tie in the eighth. he drills it down the line. what else? another homerun. 23 ready of the -- 23rd of the year. and the a's are amazing. they either hit home runs or strike out. his third in the last four games. two-run shot. a's win it. they want to win the division. they have texas in town for the final three games. padres hotsing the giants -- hosting the giants. that one is gone off houston street. that's the 100th homerun for the giants. it ties the game at five. a two-run shot. a 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to win the regular season with three against the dodgers. this sports report is brought to you by river rock casino and what a day in sports? >> that concludes another broadcast of abc7 news. i'm alan wang. always a pleasure working with you, leigh and you, shu. thanks for watching. we start again tomorrow morning at 4:30.